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$14 Million in Joint Funding Announced for Infrastructure on the West Coast


Premier Ball Announces Over $14 Million in Joint Funding Announced for Infrastructure on the West Coast

Premier Dwight Ball announced over $14 million in joint federal-provincial-municipal funding through the Small Communities Fund to support 20 infrastructure projects on the west coast of the island.

The Provincial Government is contributing over $6.9 million towards these projects, and the Federal Government is contributing over $4.2 million. The municipalities involved will provide more than $1.5 million.

One project will see the province provide more than $1.1 million to Norris Point for Phase 3 water main upgrades at Main Street. This project is valued at over $2 million and will contribute to ensuring residents have access to high quality drinking water.

These are part of the 72 projects that that Provincial Government is cost-sharing with the federal and municipal governments under the Small Communities Fund in 2018-19.